Category Archives: Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost In The Detail

While photographing shoppers in Birmingham last week (see last week’s Weekly Photo Challenge), I was looking for people who were standing still as well as those moving about, in order to anchor the scene. This young couple caught my eye so … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

I missed last week’s photo challenge because I didn’t have a suitable shot, but I’m back for this week. I was experimenting last weekend photographing shoppers at slow shutter speeds to create motion blur. I’m pleased with how the photographs … Continue reading

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North Shropshire walk with the Midland Hillwalkers

North Shropshire, a set on Flickr. Here are some shots from last Sunday’s walk with the Midland Hillwalkers. It was 14 miles from Stoney Stretton in North Shropshire to just over the Welsh border in Kingswood. Now I have a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Here’s a shot from our kitchen. It’s instantly recognisable as home to me.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

This is a bit of a tricky theme. Here’s the best I could come up with: a packet nestled away from its fellows in a cafe bowl.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

‘Love’ is the theme this week. It’s difficult to represent that in visual form, unless perhaps you practice street photography, which I don’t. However, I did dig up this example of parental love and watchfulness:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

Quite an open theme this week. Here’s my entry – a view through the gardens at Athelhampton House in Dorset, taken while I was there last June for a friends’ wedding: There’s a framing effect with the archway, then the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

For this theme, I chose this piece of artwork I spotted years ago in Sheffield. Obviously it’s made from neon lights, which are illumination in themselves, but it also throws light on the artist’s feelings.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

This week’s theme is a tricky one! Back on July 6th 2005 when it was announced that London had won the right to host the 2012 Olympic Games, I resolved that I would be there. 7 years later, I was.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 In Pictures

Yes, this really is the theme this week. I have to try and get the gallery feature to work too! Here’s one shot from each month of the year. Some of my most  memorable  moments this year are a weekend … Continue reading

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